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Melanie Gale (Cooper) Powell

June 11, 1956 ~ April 1, 2020 (age 63)


Melanie Gale Powell, 63, of Mt. Lake Park, MD, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at her home.

Born June 11, 1956, in Oakland, MD, she was the daughter of the late Walter

Sylvanus and Pauline Virginia (Harvey) Cooper. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry Cooper.

Melanie worked in customer service at various convenience stores. She attended Fairview Church of the Brethren and enjoyed putting puzzles together.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph Powell and wife, Becky, Johnson City, TN; Aaron Powell and wife, Ashley, Mt. Lake Park; two brothers, Bradley Cooper and wife, Ruth; Gary Cooper and wife, June all of Oakland, MD; a grandson, Dylan Powell, Marydel, DE; and loved by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Due to the limited number of people allowed to gather following the executive order by the State of Maryland, services will be private.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Dr., Oakland, is in charge of her arrangements.

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